Woman Admits Taking Part in Telemedicine Kickback Scheme

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As described in court documents and testimony, Robin Darnell, aka “Nurse Robin,” admitted that she and other conspirators took part in a nationwide telemedicine kickback scheme in which she recruited physicians and other medical professionals to sign orders for durable medical equipment (DME) and genetic testing. She processed thousands of orders that she knew contained medical histories, conditions, diagnoses, or examinations that she knew were false. Her conspirators then used these orders to bill Medicare for thousands of dollars each. Read a Department of Justice press release.



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